Humoresque definition

hyo͝omə-rĕsk
A whimsical or fanciful composition.
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A light, fanciful or playful musical composition; capriccio.
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(music) A composition that is playful in attitude and tone.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
humoresque
Plural:
humoresques

Origin of humoresque

  • German Humoreske from Humor humor from English humor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition